Scores

Final

Marshall 76

(12-17, 5-9 C-USA)

Houston 103

(16-11, 5-9 C-USA)

2:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
MRSH 28 4876
HOU 44 59103

Top Performers

Marshall: E. Pittman 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

Houston: T. Thomas 25 Pts, 14 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Houston 103, Marshall 76

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 25 points and 14 rebounds and Houston surpassed 100 points for the second time this season, defeating Marshall 103-76 on Saturday.

Danuel House and Joseph Young added 23 points apiece for the Cougars (16-11, 5-9 Conference USA), who scored 106 points earlier this season in a victory over Louisiana College.

Houston shot 60 percent from the field and hit 8 of 15 3-point attempts while snapping a three-game losing streak.

DeAndre Kane scored 27 points and Elijah Pittman had 22 for Marshall (12-17, 5-9), which has given up 100-plus points three times this season. Dennis Tinnon added 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Houston scored the final nine points of the first half to take a 44-28 lead and increased that margin to as many as 32 points in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MRSH
HOU
Points 76 103
FG Made-Attempted 24-66 (.364) 38-64 (.594)
3P Made-Attempted 7-31 (.226) 8-15 (.533)
FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 19-27 (.704)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 27

2012-13 Season

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